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Quebec
The French and Indian War was the inevitable result of both Britain and France establishing colonies in North America. British possessions stretched along the eastern seaboard, while the French had stakes in Louisiana and Canada, with very tenuous li
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Quebec 1759
Quebec was well defended against an assault from the St Lawrence, but the British believed its landward fortifications were incomplete and vulnerable. If troops could get into place quickly, they would be able to storm the defences before the French